Jon Arthur's Blog

Can’t Win Them All

After such a great run I was overdue a duffer, and when I looked at Oak 17 at Decoy Lakes on the UK Champs I feared the worst! One out the corner and flat...

Round 2 Win

Round 2 of the Matrix Commercial Champs was at Packington Fisheries today. I’ve had an awesome day, winning with 189lb 10oz from Molands 43. I caught about 25lb on the Method and the rest...

Looking Back – Fisho 2006

I know I’m biased but I still rate the 2006 Fishomania Final at Hayfield Lakes as the best to date. It was my first final, red hot and with a huge thunderstorm five minutes...

Family Fishing Fun

Today I spent a few fantastic hours on the bank with my family for Father’s Day. It was a red hot day at Stockton Resy but we all had some nice fish. I love my family to bits!

Viaduct Mega Match

Made the long trip to the lovely Viaduct Fishery today for the latest Mega Match This qualifier. Although we all correctly guessed Campbell lake would win I was still quite happy drawing peg 88...

Third On The Solhampton Match This

Mega Match This qualifier at Solhampton Fishery today and only my second ever visit. Drew Kingfisher 8 and got it a bit wrong at the start, but a good two hours down the edges...

Making The Most Of It

Looking back on a recent match where I managed to salvage a good day’s fishing from an unfavourable draw: I have been very fortunate over the past few weeks, drawn some very good pegs...

A Hard-Earned Section Win

Larford Fishomania today and the lucky drawing arm finally deserted me when I pulled out peg 56 on Speci. I was in two minds whether to go to the peg or continue my decorating...

A Perfect Start

A great start in this year’s prestigious UK Championship saw me bag a nice match win with 102kg (225lb) at Lindholme Lakes. Newly sponsored by Cresta and Gamakatsu, 80 of us were spread all around the complex. I...